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UA Researchers Examine Stress of Pandemic on Decision-Making

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Researchers at The University of Alabama were awarded a grant to see if the long-term effects of the coronavirus pandemic may include poor decision-making by those who experienced increased stress levels.

June 24, 2020

UA Offers New Minor in Global Health

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Beginning this fall, UA’s College of Arts and Sciences will offer a new minor in global health.

June 23, 2020

UA Kick-Starts Six Projects Related to COVID-19 and Future Pandemics

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Six projects designed to deepen understanding of the coronavirus pandemic and future pandemics and positively influence society will receive seed funding from The University of Alabama.

May 28, 2020

UA Researchers to Develop Mental Health Training for Police

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Law enforcement officers throughout Tuscaloosa County will soon be better equipped to interact with citizens with serious mental illness and substance abuse.

May 18, 2020

Four UA Professors Selected for Early Career Awards

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Four professors at The University of Alabama this academic year received national recognition early in their careers for leading-edge research that will advance knowledge and enhance the educational experience.

May 14, 2020

UA to Study How Emotions Impact Behavior to COVID-19 Pandemic

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A psychology researcher at The University of Alabama was awarded a federal grant to study how people’s emotions influence their response to the spread of the novel coronavirus.

March 30, 2020

Coping with Social Distancing

Social distancing has become a new way of life in recent weeks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but some may have a tougher time than others adjusting to staying at home and away...

March 27, 2020

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety Supports UA Study

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Transportation researchers at The University of Alabama are leading an effort to understand safety for those who respond to traffic incidents.

March 6, 2020

An App for Fat

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A University of Alabama research duo, in partnership with a Birmingham company, developed an app allowing users to take a single photo and generate accurate body composition measures.

February 19, 2020

Young Men Unaware of Risks of HPV Infection, Need for Vaccination

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Young sexual minority men do not fully understand their risk for human papillomavirus due to a lack of information from health care providers, according to research involving The University of Alabama.

February 12, 2020

UA Dean of Nursing Sets Example for Healthy Lifestyle

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After years of failed attempts, Capstone College of Nursing Dean Suzanne Prevost discovered a way to get past her weight loss plateau and make lasting improvement to her health.

February 7, 2020

Incarceration of Family during Childhood Linked with Diabetes in Men

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A new study finds strong association for men, but not for women, for getting diabetes in later adulthood if a family member is incarcerated.

February 5, 2020

ALRI Awards Funds to Faculty to Address Neurodegenerative Diseases

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Promising faculty members Drs. Lukasz Cielsa, Yuping Bao and Stanislava Chtarbanova-Rudloff will use funds awarded to support basic science research in the area of neurodegeneration.

February 3, 2020

Get to Know Several Popular Diets, Pros and Cons

As the new year gets underway and the countdown to spring break begins, many students are looking to popular diets as a part of their quest to be in top physical shape.

January 13, 2020

Tattoos Broadcast Enhanced Immunity, Stamina, UA Study Finds

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Tattoos boost the skin’s immune response to injury and convey the person’s vitality, according to a study in American Samoa.

December 19, 2019